The Vocational Education Program at the Universitas Indonesia is a vocational higher education that produces Associate Expert graduates at the Diploma 3 (D3) level and Applied Bachelors at the Diploma 4 (D4) level where graduates are directed to master abilities in certain work fields as workers in industry, government institutions/ private or self-employed. The teaching pattern in this program focuses on teaching practical skills and expertise. Science/IPS and vocational high school graduates can take part in this education in order to fill the need for professional experts in various fields.
The composition of the curriculum at Vocational UI is 30% theory and 70% practice. Practicum is carried out in the laboratory or at the internship location. In terms of competitiveness, UI Vocational graduates are on average able to be absorbed in the world of work within 0-3 months. To anticipate the increasingly fierce competition in the job market both in Indonesia and in ASEAN countries, the Universitas Indonesia Vocational Education Program collaborates with the Professional Association and Professional Certification Institute (LSP) to improve the abilities of its students through professional certification. Thus, graduates of the Vocational Education Program at the Universitas Indonesia have the advantage because in addition to obtaining a diploma, they are also provided with a certificate of competence from their respective professions as well as a certificate of English (TOEFL/TOEIC).
Starting in 2008, the administrative management of the Vocational Education Program was carried out centrally at the Universitas Indonesia. This is done to make efficiency in view of the many educational paths that exist at UI and to realize the vision of the Universitas Indonesia to become a world-class research university in facing global challenges.
Universitas Indonesia continues to run the Diploma 3 Program based on the aim of contributing to the intellectual life of the nation, by providing higher education in the professional path side by side with higher education in the undergraduate and postgraduate pathways. Statistically, the Diploma Program at the Universitas Indonesia is very much needed by the community, this can be seen from the high interest in the programs offered and the demand for graduates.
Study Programs at PPVUI:
- Business Administration Field of Study:
- Creative Business
- Insurance and Actuarial Administration
- Finance and Banking Administration
- Office administration
- Tax Administration
- Field of Social Humanities Studies:
- Media Production
- Tourism Business Management
- Public relations
- Records and Archives Management
- Multimedia Broadcasting
- Creative Advertising
- Health Study Fields:
- Occupational Therapy
- Hospital Administration
- Business Administration Field of Study:
Universitas Indonesia Vocational Education Program or abbreviated as Vocational UI was established in 2008 based on the Decree of the Rector of the Universitas Indonesia Number 492/SK/R/UI/2008. UI Vocational Management manages 3 areas of expertise in which there are 11 Diploma III (D3) study programs.
The history of the establishment of the UI Vocational Education Program can be traced since 1989, where the implementation of the Diploma III (D3) level at that time was managed by the faculty within Universitas Indonesia. The faculties that have held D3 level education are the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, the Faculty of Public Health, the Faculty of Economics, the Faculty of Cultural Sciences, and the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences.
Starting in 2008, the administrative management of the D3 education program at UI was carried out centrally in a single container called the UI Vocational Education Program. This is done to make education efficient at UI in line with the vision of Universitas Indonesia to become a world-class research university in facing global challenges. On the other hand, the diploma program at Universitas Indonesia is still very much needed by the community, this can be seen from the high public interest in programs whose graduates are more quickly absorbed by the job market.
The Vocational Education Program is an educational program at the tertiary level that aims to prepare workers who can apply expertise and skills in their fields, are ready to work and are able to compete globally. Graduates of the Vocational Education Program are directed to be able to enter the job market in the industrial or private sector, government and non-government institutions or self-employed. The readiness of these Human Resources (HR) to enter the job market because the teaching load in vocational education programs prioritizes practice to hone skills compared to mastery of theory.
To be the best vocational education in Southeast Asia by increasing applied knowledge and technology that is beneficial to the nation.
- Creating a competency-based, professional and ethical curriculum;
- Organizing quality and relevant vocational education to improve the competitiveness of Indonesian workers;
- Establish cooperation with the industrial world and professional associations at the national and international levels;
- Prepare and create graduates who have professional competence at national and international levels.